Cardio cocktail contains grape seed extract for its anti-oxidant properties. According to Wikipedia grape seed extract contains polyphenols which may be useful in the treatment of heart disease. Cardio Cocktail contains 25mg of grape seed extract in each ounce. Human and animal studies have shown that grape seed extract has been beneficial in treating heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Grape seed extract may reduce the risk of heart disease by inhibiting platelet aggression and reducing inflammation. Grape seed extract has chemicals known as polyphenols, including oligomeric proanthocyanidins more commonly recognized as antioxidants. One of the polyphenols in grape seed extract is resveratrol, a polyphenol that is been receiving a lot of positive press with regard to its anti-aging effects. When oxidation is kept low it allows for the making of more nitric oxide. One polyphenol found in grape seed extract is resveratrol which may interfere with cancer cell growth and proliferation. Grape seed extract may also be active against the HIV virus in inhibiting expression and replication. Some of the benefits of grape seed extract are wound healing, fighting tooth decay, osteoporosis, skin cancer and ultraviolet damage to the skin.
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ScienceDaily (Jan. 1, 2009) — An extract from grape seeds forced laboratory leukemia cells to commit cell suicide, according to researchers from the University of Kentucky….Back to Cardio Cocktail Ingredients